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Montana Primary Election Updates

This post will be updated with Montana primary election news throughout the day. You can also listen for updates online or on your radio starting at 5 p.m.

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StoryCorps Is Coming To Montana To Preserve Your Stories

Montana Public Radio will host StoryCorps for 4 weeks to record the stories of local residents and preserve them in the Library of Congress StoryCorps, the national nonprofit organization dedicated to recording, preserving, and sharing the stories of people from all backgrounds and beliefs, will utilize a new virtual platform to record remote interviews in Montana from June 3 - July 3 as part of its Mobile Tour.

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Why Do Red Crossbills Have Scissor-Like Bills?

As winter faded into spring and the last remnants of snow remained in shadowy patches atop higher peaks, I wandered into the Rattlesnake Wilderness, outside of Missoula, Montana. The air was filled with male songbirds singing to attract a mate for the season. The crackling call of the corvid, the rasp of the chickadee, and the delicate honk of the red-breasted nuthatch were giving way to the springtime calls of warblers and thrushes.

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National News

Trump Says He'll Deploy Military To States If They Don't Stop Violent Protests

Updated at 9:31 p.m. ET Escalating his rhetoric during a period of roiling national crises, President Trump on Monday threatened to deploy the U.S. military to cities or states that don't take "necessary" actions to halt violent protests, saying the armed forces will "quickly solve the problem for them." Trump's Rose Garden remarks came as just across the street, law enforcement officers deployed tear gas and shot rubber bullets to forcefully disperse peaceful protesters. Washington, D.C.,...

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